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A young man who is blind, wearing a suit and tie, sits at a table for a job interview.
November 4, 2016
Perkins teams up with Harvard Extension School to launch online course promoting more inclusive hiring policies.
Hands positioning pegs on an old-fashioned arithmetic slate
November 4, 2016
Mathematics has always been taught at Perkins, but the tools and techniques have evolved over the past century.
A young man places his face in a cardboard creation that sits on top of a table
November 2, 2016
Creative students from the NuVu school build toys to encourage a Perkins student to use her eye prosthesis.
Aidan rolls his wheelchair down a sidewalk on the Perkins campus, his teacher walking next to him.
November 2, 2016
For Zoey, Aidan and Izzy, Perkins School for the Blind offered a life-changing opportunity for success.
A young girl looks at a machine with glowing lights
November 1, 2016
The mother of a daughter with cortical visual impairment appreciates the chance to volunteer at Perkins.
Taylor Howell on the back of a bucking bronco at a rodeo.
October 31, 2016
Athletes who are blind love sports for the same reason as everyone else – the joy of competition and the thrill of victory.
A college student in a baseball hat beatboxes into a microphone in front of two younger seated students.
October 26, 2016
Harvard senior Devon Guinn teaches students how to express themselves through hip-hop sounds and beats.
A scene from the Luigi's Mansion videogame showing Luigi holding a flashlight next to a ghost
October 25, 2016
Fernanda Damstra wants to show the world it doesn’t matter if you’re blind – you can still have fun playing video games.
A young child reaches out a hand to touch a guitar
October 21, 2016
What I do: Music therapist Kiera Thompson uses the power of music to help Perkins students achieve their goals.
Two people shaking hands over a table at the job fair
October 19, 2016
Annual Job Fair connects employers with qualified candidates who are blind or visually impaired.

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